Social Ferment in India

Social Ferment in India

by Alexandra George

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474291118
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 10/06/2016
Series: History and Politics in the 20th Century: Bloomsbury Academic
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Alexandra George is a graduate from Columbia University and journalist.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Professor Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. India on the Threshold of the Eighties
2. The Countryside
3. Land: Radical Laws and Tardy Reforms
4. West Bengal: A Marxist Alternative
5. Caste: A Factor Affecting Social Change
6. Corruption: A Factor Affecting Social Change
7. The Scheduled Castes
8. Reservations
9. The Tribes of India
10. Losers in the Development Process: Bhil Tribals of South Rajasthan
11. Losers in the Assimilation Process: The Tribals of Chotanagpur
Conclusion
Postscript
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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